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Broadband Light

Therapy (BBL)

BBL is the most powerful intense-pulsed light device available today, with the ability to treat aging, acne, unwanted hair, and sun damage. 

  • Downtime: Very Minimal
  • Pain Level: Minimal
  • Results Duration: 4-6 months

Treats:

Early signs of aging, sun damage, brown spots, acne, visible facial veins

Side Effects:

Skin redness, possible darkening of the treatment area

Location:

Primarily used on the face

Follow Up:

A series of treatments is often required to achieve an optimal outcome

How Performed:

A handpiece delivers wavelengths of light into the dermal layers 

Preparation:

Topical anesthetic applied before treatment

Procedure Type:

Laser/Light

Expected Outcome:

Reduction of aging symptoms, sun damage, visible veins, and brown spots

Onset:

Results visible in 1-2 weeks

Broadband Light Therapy (BBL)

Broadband Light sets a new standard in treating skin conditions associated with aging, acne, loss of firmness, unwanted hair, and sun damage. Sciton’s BBL is the world’s most powerful IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) device on the market. It sets new standards in treating skin conditions associated with aging, active lifestyles, and sun damage. With numerous wavelength options, this versatile laser is equipped to treat many different skin concerns.

The board-certified physicians at the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York have an extensive range of laser devices that allow us to customize all our patient’s treatments to ensure an optimal outcome. We have the experience and expertise to help you meet all your aesthetic goals with comfortable treatments and minimal downtime in most cases. Our team would be happy to meet with you to discuss your concerns and create a personalized treatment plan to keep you looking and feeling your absolute best. 

How does BBL Work?

The light energy delivered by BBL will gently heat the upper layers of your skin. The heat absorbed by the targeted areas will stimulate your skin cells to regenerate. This process will restore your skin to its natural beauty, making it clearer, smoother, vibrant and more youthful.

BBL energy allows your physician to treat age and sun spots, small facial veins, and many other skin conditions. Your physician’s treatment plan will be tailored to match your skin type and your desired results.

What does BBL Treat?

Broadband light therapy is effective in treating the following skin concerns:

When Will I See Results?

In most cases, patients will need a series of treatment sessions to achieve their full results. However, you are likely to see improvement after every appointment. 

How Long is the Recovery Time After Treatment?

You should be able to resume your activities immediately following your BBL treatment. Redness and other side effects are usually mild and temporary. It is critical to protect treated skin from sun damage to prevent possible damage.

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Questions and Answers

Q: Is Broadband Light Therapy Safe?

A: Yes. The BBL is an FDA-approved device that can be used to treat a variety of skin conditions, including early signs of aging and visible vessels. Our board-certified physicians have extensive experience using this device and will use their expertise to customize your treatment so it is as safe and effective as possible. 

Q: How Many Treatments will I Need?

A: Patients will need a series of treatment sessions to achieve the best possible results. Once you achieve your full results, regular touch-up sessions will help you maintain them indefinitely. 

Q: How Long Do Results Last?

A: Once you achieve your full effects, they could last for many months. However, you will need to schedule regular touch-up sessions to maintain your results indefinitely. 

Q: Are There Any Side Effects?

A: Side effects from BBL are typically mild and temporary. Some patients may see skin redness similar to a sunburn for a day or two. Other side effects are extremely rare, particularly when this procedure is performed by an experienced, board-certified physician. 

Q: Am I A Good Candidate For BBL Treatments?

A: You might be a good candidate for BBL if you have early signs of sun damage or aging, visible vessels, or pigmentation concerns you would like to treat. Our team is happy to schedule a consultation with you to discuss your concerns and goals in person to determine whether BBL is the right choice for you. 

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